Carla Phillips

Previous Experience
  • AML Compliance Officer at Deutsche Bank
  • Assistant Compliance Officer for The Bank of New York Europe Limited

Carla Phillips


Carla Phillips is an Director based in Exiger’s London office, where she focuses on financial crime compliance and Know Your Customer (KYC) matters.  With over thirty years of banking experience, Carla has expertise in the nuances of different risks and products across the financial industry.

At Exiger, Carla leads KYC initiatives for clients as a subject matter expert. She has worked extensively on assessing and testing the effectiveness of Customer Due Diligence (CDD) processes, systems, and controls across different jurisdictions and lines of business.

Prior to Exiger, Carla worked at Deutsche Bank as an AML Compliance Officer. In this role, she worked across the different lines of business, gaining knowledge of the nuances between products, processes, and client types. Carla worked to design Bank’s UK anti-money laundering (AML) controls, and advised on the implementation of AML policies. She was integral in the execution of regional initiatives and annual risk assessments for Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA), and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.

Before Deutsche Bank, Carla was an Assistant Compliance Officer for the Bank of New York Europe Limited. There, she focused on the design and implementation of monitoring programs for various departments, as well as the trustee function of the London offices and the depositary and funds administration functions in Dublin.

Carla started her banking career at the Royal Bank of Scotland, taking on positions in its Trustee, Securities Services, and Custody departments. Through her time there, Carla has deep experience in different facets of trust administration.

  • International Compliance Association Diploma in AML